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Zero hour contracts: no good for the economy

It’s no secret that here at Third Way we oppose zero-hours contracts. We don’t believe that contracts which allow employers to hire staff “on the lump” and which require people to be on call for work on the company’s whim are right or fair. We have never believed that these contracts are good for the … Continue reading

Union attacks “anti-worker” UKIP

The Solidarity Trade Union has launched a withering attack on the UK Independence Party (UKIP). UKIP are accused by the Union of wanting to victimise workers by scrapping legislation protecting working hours, holidays, overtime, redundancy and sick pay. The Union claims that UKIP want to undermine the NHS and sneak in privatisation. They say that … Continue reading

Survey shows Britons fear benefits cuts

A survey suggests Britons are living in fear of deepening poverty as a result of the government’s attack on the benefits system. The poll – conducted for Unite – found more than three in five people (62%) believe proposed widespread cuts to benefits will plunge people into poverty. 72% of older people (40-64 year-olds) feel … Continue reading

British Worker No. 3

British Worker No. 3 is now available. It is the magazine of the UK Trade Union Solidarity. Solidarity is an inclusive Nationalist Union open to all. British Worker No. 3 –

Dumb and dumber – Labour and Tories on cuts

The depressing NuLab conference promised cuts in public services and sought to ensure those with little paid for the bankers’ crisis. Now the Tories are bidding to show that they will make ordinary workers pay an even higher price. Shadow chancellor George Osborne made a conference speech focused on public spending cuts, including a one-year … Continue reading

Proposed BNP teaching ban condemned

The proposal, now being considered by the Government, to ban BNP members from the classroom been attacked by various liberal/libertarian groups. Ed Balls announced at the Labour Party conference an investigation into “racism in schools” and whether members of the British National Party (BNP) should be banned from teaching. Although supported by Conference delegates (of … Continue reading

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